1310 North Third Street - St. Charles, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 47.537 W 090° 28.697
15S E 719011 N 4296746
This Eastlake home was painted white (see photo in St. Charles City Historic Survey) and then returned to original later.
Waymark Code: WM18V38
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 09/28/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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County of building: St. Charles County
Location of building: N 3rd St., 3rd house N of Randolph St., E side, St. Charles
Built: 1876
Architectural Style: Eastlake
Classified: C
Frenchtown District Map

Marker Text:

1310 North Third Street
(c.1876) This romantic front gabled home was built in 1876 by Theodore Mertens, who died shortly thereafter. Upon his death, the home was willed to Christoph Mertens, a minor. In 1878, the home was auctioned off on the courthouse steps for $595.00. In the 1970's the hone's brick exterior was painted white and the parade porch was removed! However, in the 1990's the home was restored to its current splendor!

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History of Mark:
"Built: 1876
Walls: Brick
Foundation: stone
Roof: side gable/asphalt
Architectural Style: Eastlake
Brick dentilled cornice; gable-end chimneys; double row lock seg. arch openings; gable centered above entrance.
property owned by J. Trek in 1905; This or earlier building shown on 1869 Bird's Eye View of St. Charles." ~ St. Charles Historic Survey  pages 164-165

Additional point: Not Listed

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